UAE

October 20, 2014

Ahlam will be receiving her Alexandria International Song Festival award in person! (Image: Facebook)
12:21 GMT

She may have many haters, but UAE singer Ahlam is much liked by the Alexandria International Song Festival!

The Abu Dhabi Film Festival has announced the list of jury.
10:15 GMT

The star-studded ADFF 2014 is coming, and here's the list of folks playing jury.

October 19, 2014

Xox: Feryal Youssef getting cozy with Paris Hilton in Dubai. (Image: Twitter)
14:39 GMT

Feryal Youssef was one of the many household names present at the grand opening of Dubai's hottest new club.

October 17, 2014

This is the fourth time (2008, 2009, 2010 and 2013), that Generation’s annual report has seen the airport operator nudge ahead to first place position.
01:24 GMT

Dubai Duty Free has regained its position as the largest single airport retail operation in the world, based on sales figures of $1.8 billion in 2013.

October 16, 2014

The Ebola virus has killed over 4,400 people, mostly in western Africa (File/AFP)
14:23 GMT

A passenger from Liberia travelling through Dubai has been put into isolation over fears he may have contracted the Ebola virus, late Wednesday.

Hardwell is hitting up Creamfields Abu Dhabi, baby!  (Image courtesy of Hardwell's Facebook page)
09:30 GMT

The world's hottest DJs are headed our way for this year's Creamfields Abu Dhabi along with some of our regional faves.

October 15, 2014

Ella Eyre rockin' the stage. (Image courtesy of Facebook: Piotr Tarasewicz / Focus Event)
13:06 GMT

She's topped the charts in the UK and now she's coming our way in February for the the RedFestDXB music event at Dubai Media City Ampitheatre.

The joint venture will see a range of branded hotels opening in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Jeddah and Istanbul (File)
12:15 GMT

Leading Dubai developer Damac Properties has joined forces with Paramount Hotels and Resorts to open luxury hotels across Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Jeddah and Istanbul.

The startup will be looking to invest primarily in the UAE and Saudi Arabia (File/AFP)
12:04 GMT

UAE-based startup Amanat Holdings will invest in up to six businesses over the next two years. The firm is looking at the GCC's healthcare and education sectors.

Commercial and residential properties will be available after the multi-million dollar city is completed (Image: Seidco)
11:34 GMT

The UAE's government will commence work on the $381 million Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed residential city in Fujairah, according to a report.

The Abu Dhabi International Film Festival will kick off on Oct 16! (Image: Dining-intercontinental-ad.ae)
11:00 GMT

Arab Film Studio amateur film competition to receive special awards ceremony at the Abu Dhabi International Film Festival

Around 85 percent of UAE households own a computer (File/AFP)
10:57 GMT

The UAE's IT market, which was worth an estimated $4.1 billion in 2013, is expected to grow by 8.47 percent until 2018.

October 14, 2014

Saudi and Dubai stocks plunged by 6.5 percent but are now recovering (File/AFP)
14:04 GMT

After a rocky Monday, most stock markets in the Middle East recovered with Saudi Arabia and Dubai leading the figures.

The budget allocated Dh1.8 billion (3.7 per cent) to the infrastructure and economic sector, Dh1.6 billion (3.2 per cent) to financial assets and Dh 1 billion (2.1 per cent) to federal spending.
14:03 GMT

Sheikh Mohammed also said that the federal budget for 2015 will go towards health, education and social services.

Etihad profits rose by 29 per cent in Q3 (File/AFP)
12:36 GMT

The UAE's national airline, Etihad, reported profits of $1.8 billion in the third quarter of 2014, an increase of 29 per cent year-on-year.